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Skeleton Woman Day of the Dead Retablo

This Peruvian Day of the Dead Wood Retablo with a skeleton woman in traditional Peruvian clothing is a painted plaster sculpture in a wooden box. This retablo is not only unique but is also handcrafted and extremely beautiful - another wonderful addition to our retablo collection!

  • Handmade & handpainted in Peru
  • Plaster figures in a wooden box
  • Signed by renowned artist Alcidez Quispe
  • Box measures 18.5x10cm

Retablos are true Peruvian folk art. They originally depicted carved and painted sculptures of religious figures and were displayed in rural churches as alters.  Today the boxes take the form of three dimensional scenes of daily life in Peru such as markets, shops, harvests, weddings and other ceremonies. 

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